Calendar of Events - 2017

Most events are held in Bachman's Heritage Room • 6010 Lyndale Ave. So., Minneapolis

If you would like to participate as a NSLS member – bulb dig, volunteer at bulb wrap or gain early entry to bulb sale, join NSLS $10 per household for 2 years via our membership page.

   
September 9, 2017 (Saturday) Bulb dig at Arneson Acres
4711 W 70th St, Edina, MN

10:00 am - contact Susan Bloyer if you can help susan.g.bloyer@xcelenergy.com.  Bring garden fork / spade, water and lunch (in case the work goes beyond your lunch time).  Learn about digging, dividing and replanting lily bulbs.  Get some free bulbs for your efforts. There will be a digging crew and a washing crew, so all bulbs will be made ready for the bulb sale.   It is ok to help on both Sept. 9 and Sept. 14.
   
September 14 (Thursday) Bulb dig at Lilyland, south of Shakopee (directions given after you sign up)  

10:00 am – contact Barbara Sautner if you can help scgardens@aol.com.  
Bring garden fork / spade, water and lunch (in case the work goes beyond your lunch time).  Learn about digging, dividing and replanting lily bulbs.  Get some free bulbs for your efforts. There will be a digging crew and a washing crew, so all bulbs will be made ready for the bulb sale by the time we leave.    
   
September 29 (Friday) Fall Bulb Wrap (members only)

Bachman's Heritage Room, 6010 Lyndale Ave. South Minneapolis, MN 55119

 
September 30 (Saturday)  Fall Bulb Sale

 9:00 am - 10:00 am. Members only pre-sale
10:00 am until sold out – Open to the public

Members contact Ann Ruehling to volunteer for bulb wrap on September 29 or at bulb sale September 30 annruehling@hotmail.com.

This is our only bulb sale with martagon bulbs, those shade tolerant early bloomers.
 
November 11 (Saturday) Fall business meeting (short) and educational presentation

12:30           meet and greet with refreshments provided

 1:00            NSLS Business meeting

 1:45 -3:00   Educational Presentation – Open to the public

“Ask the Lily Experts” panel – bring your questions about lily growing, lily showing, and lily propagation.  (Submit questions ahead of time to Nancy Rand nrand@visi.com or just bring your questions on November 11.) 

4:00  (or right after presentation) go out to Houlihan’s in Richfield for more comradery with our own lily experts and other members. 
   
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